Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Horizon Academy

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Horizon Academy

Horizon Academy is built on diversity and condemns discrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, physical ability, family composition, religion, or national origin. In addition, Horizon Academy seeks to provide a superior education to students of all socioeconomic backgrounds. Horizon Academy is strongly committed to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment that honors the uniqueness of each individual’s background, values, and point of view.


Kansas & Missouri Resources

Anytown KC

Youth Ambassadors KC

ACLU of Kansas

ACLU of Missouri

PROMO, Missouri’s statewide organization advocating for LGBTQ equality

Equality Kansas

The Transgender Institute

KC Tenants

More2: Metro Organization for Racial and Economic Equity

Race Project KC


How to Teach Children About Cultural Awareness & Diversity

Everyday words and phrases that have racist connotations

Talking to Children After Racial Incidents

The New York Times 1619 Project

Bullied, a Student, a school, and a case that made History

Six Ways to Help Girls Become Strong Women in a Sexist World

Debunking the Myths about Boys and Emotions


The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

Children’s books by Black authors list curated by The Conscious Kid

Teaching Tolerance: Raising Open-minded Empathetic Children by Sara Bullard


A Conversation on Race

Black Parents Describe “The Talk”

The Urgency of Intersectionality


Raising Race Conscious Children

Being Antiracist

Learning for Justice

The Trevor Project

It Gets Better Project

Empower Women